Sunday, December 31, 2006
Wednesday, December 27, 2006
Monday, December 25, 2006
There are a lot of applications out there that I could install my P910i like screep capture, themes (I need theme editor so if you have one please send me one), and a lot more.
Well, that's for now. I'll go back in exploring the phone now.
Sunday, December 24, 2006
Monday, December 18, 2006
Without the web, Harriet Klausner would be just an ordinary human being with an extraordinary talent. Instead she is one of the world's most prolific and influential book reviewers. At 54, Klausner, a former librarian from Georgia, has posted more book reviews on Amazon.com than any other user—12,896, as of this writing, almost twice as many as her nearest competitor. That's a book a day for 35 years.
Klausner isn't paid to do this. She's just, as she puts it, "a freaky kind of speed-reader." In elementary school, her teacher was shocked when Klausner handed in a 31⁄2-hour reading-comprehension test in less than an hour. Now she goes through four to six books a day. "It's incomprehensible to me that most people read only one book a week," she says. "I don't understand how anyone can read that slow."
Klausner is part of a quiet revolution in the way American taste gets made. The influence of newspaper and magazine critics is on the wane. People don't care to be lectured by professionals on what they should read or listen to or see. They're increasingly likely to pay attention to amateur online reviewers, bloggers and Amazon critics like Klausner. Online critics have a kind of just-plain-folks authenticity that the professionals just can't match. They're not fancy. They don't have an agenda. They just read for fun, the way you do. Publishers treat Klausner as a pro, sending her free books—50 a week—in hopes of getting her attention. Like any other good critic, Klausner has her share of enemies. "Harriet, please get a life," someone begged her on a message board, "and leave us poor Amazon customers alone."
Klausner is a bookworm, but she's no snob. She likes genre fiction: romance, mystery, science fiction, fantasy, horror. One of Klausner's lifetime goals—as yet unfulfilled—is to read every vampire book ever published. "I love vampires and werewolves and demons," she says. "Maybe I like being spooked." Maybe she's a little bit superhuman herself.
Saturday, December 16, 2006
Wednesday, December 06, 2006
Monday, December 04, 2006
Thursday, November 30, 2006
Sunday, November 26, 2006
Saturday, November 18, 2006
Thursday, November 09, 2006
You've no doubt heard of the Ducky Boys. Scuds, Rags and Biffo. Even their names sound mean! They've just moved to Vinnie's block. Now thanks to Vinnie's big mouth, the Ducky Boys have their sights set on tormenting the July Gang. And Vinnie can't run to his big sister Crystal for help. Vinnie's life seems over. That is, until on Vinnie's birthday, his scientist Dad gave him something way cool. Very cool in fact. For his birthday, Vincent Q ... GOT A ROCKET!
Packed full of artificial intelligence, Rocket is not only the ultimate-space-transport-for one. He's Vinnie's new best friend, big brother and guardian ... all rolled into one big hunk of tin! Plus, having been created in July he's a fully-fledged July Gang member! But with a pal like Rocket comes responsibility. He may be hi-tech but when it comes to human problems, desires or wishes...he's no genius. Rocket could be the solution to all Vinnie's problems - or so he thinks. The Ducky Boys aren't afraid. Far from it! They want Rocket for themselves!
Based on the popular picture book, seen above, by Matt Zurbo and Dean Gorissen, 'I Got a Rocket!' the animated series is a fresh and fun series about Vinnie and his gang of friends, the July Gang, who's latest recruit just happens to be a fully-functioning Rocket with Artificial Intelligence - although there's some debate on just how intelligent he is!
To Vinnie, his Dad and the July Gang, Rocket is another kid - although of course his 'rocket-ness' does mean he's very different. He's the only kid in class who gets his own rocket fuel truck at lunchtime for starters. While he may be super-fast, he's not super-punctual - which drives Dad nuts. Rocket may be a Rocket, but he goes through many of the trials and tribulations that Vinnie goes through, from school to Ducky Boys. Although when Rocket gets a crush, it's on a fridge....lookout!
Set in a colourful but gritty urban environment, 'I Got a Rocket' features colourful characters that reflect the melting-pot of the city. Episodes mix kid relatable stories about Vinnie and July Gang's lives, from school troubles to sibling rivalry with Crystal who's not happy when Vinnie's life crosses roads with hers! All with a ROCKET twist. Then of course there's the constant threat of the Ducky Boys. Vinnie may have thought Rocket could be the solution to his problems but while he loves having Rocket around, he sure does complicate things!
It's a tough life being a kid - even tougher when your best pal is a Rocket!
Thursday, November 02, 2006
Adarna House, which released Arnold Arre's After Eden and the Mythology Class compilation, is currently looking for story proposals for its next graphic novel under the Anino Comics imprint.
Proposals should include:
1. Project brief
-List of the creators to be involved in the project
-Estimated number of pages
2. One page story synopsis
3. Sample pages, character studies
Stories may be in Filipino or in English. Compilations of previous published material are also welcome.
Submissions may be sent to Adarna House, Room 201, JGS Building, 30 Scout Tuason St., Quezon City, or e-mailed at email@example.com. ph. Deadline for story proposals is November 30, 2007.
For questions, email Jordan Santos at rjordanpsantos@ yahoo.com
Tuesday, October 31, 2006
if you are in Kidapawan City;
6A Convenience Store
Fronting Madonna Hospital
Paper Clip Komics Specials 1: Children of the Dam Second Printing had been sold out. Thanks to all who grab a copy. I really appreciate it a lot. Thanks to Gerry Alanguilan, Ruel Sarmiento and Elmer Diname for the support.
Monday, October 30, 2006
Thursday, October 26, 2006
An hour or so had passed when Ruel received as SMS from Mylene informing him that they are already outside the venue and they are very excited to join us in our indie booth. Mylene is with Shobee (who came all the way from Germany) and a couple of her friends. They greeted us and we barely talked because Ruel and I were very busy attending people who bought and browsed our indies.
I've told Ruel and Mye to eat lunch early because I'll be leaving by 2 pm. My parents and my brother Spikey came all the way from Kidapawan City so I have to see them. It's rare opportunity for me to see them here in Manila so I really have to use all the time they're here to be with them. I only got to see them once or twice a year.
After Ruel and Mye finished their lunch I instructed them what to do. I tried to roam around the venue for a while just to visit booths and people. Looking at some of their works and saying "hi" and "hello" to peole I seldom meet. Then I left the event and headed straight to the hotel were my parents and my brother stayed. I really enjoyed Komikon 2006. More people, more booths and lots of indies and artists. Though I haven't got any photo of myself during the event, the memories that I've had will surely be remembered. Onward Filipino artist!!!
I really enjoyed Komikon 2006. More people, more booths and lots of indies and artists. Though I haven't got any photo of myself during the event, the memories that I've had will surely be remembered.
Onward Filipino artist!!!
Saturday, October 21, 2006
I had a chat with Ariel Atienza regarding his future projects and my own projects and where I am it leading to. I talk about Paper Clip Komics and my peers who'll be taking the indie journey with me. This and that.
Jonas Diego greeted me while I'm preparing our indie booth for the Indie Tiangge. We chatted for quite a moment. He'd changed a lot. Wow! His company seemed to be doing very well. They (IAS) were one of the event's sponsors and they'll be having a contest: Lead Slinger Challenge. And oh, with his people around, I hardly see him joking around. Well it's been a while and those were the days.
Then Ruel Sarmiento (Third World Project) came and he was escourted by Elmer. He seemed to be so excited as this was his debut in indie scene. I am sure he will be doing just fine. He'd evolved a lot as a storyteller and as an artist. Keep it up!
Then Gerry Alanguilan came with Ilyn and komikero Zara a few moments before the start of the event. Then followed by many more exhibitors, guests and sponsors.
Ruel let me borrowed his camera so I starter shooting photos to people like Jonas, Ilyn, Zara, Gerry, Wilson, David, Gilbert, Ariel, Reno and ang dami pang iba, while he had our Paper Clip Komics banner printed out.
Then the Komikon 2006 officially started by Syeri (organizer of thr event) and the people went wild (crazy kind of wildness - therefore we are!).
2nd part of the report coming soon (with photos)...
Sunday, October 08, 2006
Sunday, October 01, 2006
Monday, September 25, 2006
Sunday, September 17, 2006
Here's an add from Jonas Diego, please take a moment to check this one out.
The contest is now officially open.
We're accepting submissions for the LEAD SLINGER CHALLENGE happening at the KOMIKON this October 21, 2006 at the U.P. Bahay ng Alumni in U.P. Diliman. Following are the rules for the contest.
Spread the word around. Feel free to use the images and post them in your respective sites and blogs. For those of you who prefer something a bit more petit...
LEAD SLINGER CHALLENGE Button Black Background
LEAD SLINGER CHALLENGE Button White Background
LEAD SLINGER CHALLENGE Button Transparent Background
Friday, September 15, 2006
Friday, September 01, 2006
- New X-Men #146 to #150 (Planet X) by Morrison, Jimenes and Lanning for Php 675.00
I would also be selling some TPB's...
Sunday, August 27, 2006
3) Jim Cheung of Scion and Young Avengers... I saw his work first on Scion... I was passing by Booksale and saw loads of comic books published by Crossgen and when I browse through Scion, I like his style instantly... The Scion books ranges from Php 5.00 to Php 15.00 so I bought loads of it... His linework is also clean... I like the details he put on the characters, especially on metals and clothes.. His work on Young Avengers #1 really inspires me... He's good also in creating loads of character in a page like Olivier Coipel...
4) Tony Harris of Ex-Machina... Wow!!! I love every panels... He's like Alex Ross who draws from picture... I just like how he interpret the script into art...
5) David Finch of Moon Knight... I've been checking his work since Ultimate X-Men but I was impressed on him in Moon Knight... Well, he's from Image so that's explains all the lines and hatches...
6) Steve Mcniven of Civil War... I don't really like his work on Meridian from Crossgen but when he draws the Fantastic Four, he just became a star
7) Carlo Pagulayan of Planet Hulk... Ever since Emma Frost, I've been collecting his art but Planet Hult blows me away... Especially the scene wherein Hulk fights with Silver Surfer...
So that comprises my list for now....
Thursday, August 17, 2006
Having these people as students, as I've never would have imagine, was a lot of fun. At first they were so serious but when the lesson begins they were becoming more interrested and throw a lot of questions at you. They were also very interactive and would even respond at my jokes.
Well, it never crossed my mind that teaching would be fun. Maybe it depends on what material you are handling . Being a full time teaching? Nah, I don't think so.
Monday, August 14, 2006
The name of the store is 6A. They got the name from me. Way back in high school, when I was creating sketches and drawings, I signed them with 6A. 6A because in Filipino 6 is anim and my family name is Anima , so I just added "a" after the 6. Hmmm when you see the store it should be pronounced as Anima. Nice isn't it.
BTW, my sister's the one who suggested the name after seeing one of my drawing in her room with my signature on it.
That's my mom and my brother Michael. Kind of blurry though, my dad took all the photos and were sent to me via MMS.
Saturday, July 29, 2006
Friday, July 07, 2006
The upper rightmost drawing is by Brian and the upper leftmost drawing is by Ken. The lowest rightmost drawing is by Elmer abd the last one is drawn by me, Henry.
Saturday, June 24, 2006
More scarry dolls. Waaah.
Dingdong and Karylle.